3,000 Coffee Capsules With Programmable LED Lights Have Been Used To Create This Retail Facade

The facade of this modern store is composed of 3000 coffee capsules, which has the ability to change color with the use of programmable LED lights, which are located within 1000 white capsules, making each of them like a single pixel. #RetailStore #RetailDesign #StoreFacade

Photography by Chen Xiyu

 

Commissioned by Nestle, SODA Architects have recently completed Nescafe Dolce Gusto, the company’s first concept store in Shanghai, China.

 

The facade of the store is composed of 3000 coffee capsules, that have the ability to change color with the use of programmable LED lights, which are located within 1000 white capsules, making each of them like a single pixel.

The facade of this modern store is composed of 3000 coffee capsules, which has the ability to change color with the use of programmable LED lights, which are located within 1000 white capsules, making each of them like a single pixel. #RetailStore #RetailDesign #StoreFacade

Photography by Chen Xiyu

Groups of 15 capsules are packed into a transparent box, and when all of the boxes are placed together they create a 3 meter by 3 meter multimedia screen, that shows a low-resolution dynamic image.


The facade of this modern store is composed of 3000 coffee capsules, which has the ability to change color with the use of programmable LED lights, which are located within 1000 white capsules, making each of them like a single pixel. #RetailStore #RetailDesign #StoreFacade

Photography by Chen Xiyu

Materials used throughout the store design include acrylic, Dupont Corian and precast quartz terrazzo.


Materials used throughout this modern retail store design include acrylic, Dupont Corian and precast quartz terrazzo. #RetailStore #StoreDesign

Photography by Chen Xiyu

The walls are covered in colored coffee capsule boxes, creating a rainbow-like appearance and showcasing the variety of options available.


The walls of this retail store are covered in colored coffee capsule boxes, creating a rainbow-like appearance and showcasing the variety of options available. #RetailStore #StoreDesign

Photography by Chen Xiyu | Architects: SODA Architects| Lead Designer?Jiang.Yuan & Song.Chen | Design Team: Chen.Fei,Liu.Panpan,Qiang.Zhiwen,Wang.Shan, Hao.Zhiyuan,Wang.Yuehua,Shi.Mingchunjian,Chen.Xinru

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